Average Bench: 54.9% (823rd of 1040)

more Based on 7,779 user benchmarks.  Models: C400-MTFDDAK256MAM, C400-MTFDDAC256MAM, MTFDDAK2 MTFDDAK256MAM-1K, Micron C400 RealSSD 2.5" 7mm 256GB, MTFDDAK256MAM-1K, Micron C400 RealSSD 2., MTFDDAK256MAM-1K1, MTFDDAK256MAM-1K12

Average average bench

The Micron C400 RealSSD 256GB averaged 45.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 62.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.5MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Micron C400 RealSSD 256GB is 27.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Micron C400 RealSSD 256GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 23.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 183MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,779 samples)
Min Avg Max
320 Read 386 432
50 Write 213 261
86.4 Mixed 228 259
49 SusWrite 183 256
56.2% 253 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.9 4K Read 18.5 23.1
31.4 4K Write 62.4 97.7
10.1 4K Mixed 13.6 16.2
78.4% 31.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
72.9 DQ Read 121 180
50.2 DQ Write 119 222
15.8 DQ Mixed 23.1 24.4
44% 87.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
238GB free
Firmware: 08TH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 253 257 256 272 272 270 MB/s
Read 403
Write 259
Mixed 255
SusWrite 263
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 78.2
4K Mixed 14.2
94% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 22.9
42% 83.8 MB/s
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 07TA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 210 187 182 195 206 MB/s
Read 400
Write 240
Mixed 245
SusWrite 198
60% 271 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 97.2
4K Mixed 15.2
104% 44.7 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 23.5
43% 84.2 MB/s
238GB free
Firmware: 04TH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 243 235 245 249 249 MB/s
Read 395
Write 223
Mixed 243
SusWrite 238
61% 275 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 64.9
4K Mixed 14.3
83% 33 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 23.5
59% 120 MB/s
60GB free
Firmware: 04TH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 128 172 161 188 120 MB/s
Read 396
Write 250
Mixed 243
SusWrite 159
58% 262 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 83.8
4K Mixed 15
95% 39.8 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 23.3
41% 80.5 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 04TH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 196 206 204 198 205 MB/s
Read 376
Write 215
Mixed 246
SusWrite 200
58% 259 MB/s
4K Read 17.2
4K Write 55
4K Mixed 13
72% 28.4 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 23
41% 80 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 37,995,502 SSDs tested.

Typical C400 RealSSD 256GB Builds (Compare 5,101 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

System: HP Z420 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $562

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